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Crusted salmon with old style mustard and fresh tarragon

Salmon papillote with leek and estragon cream sauce

a French girl "cuisine"
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main
Cuisine French
Servings 4


  • 400 gr. of chopped leeks
  • 1 onion
  • 2 pinch of salt
  • pepper
  • 4 salmon filets 150 gr. each
  • 250 ml. of cream
  • 1 tablespoon of chiseled tarragon


  • Peel and chop onions. Heat up a non-sticky pan with a dash of olive oil. Cook onions and leeks with a pinch of salt and pepper for 25 minutes stirring regularly and reserve.
  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Cut 4 squares of aluminum foil to make your papillotes. Put a layer of leeks in each papillote. Place salmon filet on top. Pour some cream, add 1 pinch of salt and sprinkle with tarragon.
  • Put the 4 papillotes in an oven dish. Bake for 10 minutes and serve.